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The Gift of Restoration

As a newer yoga teacher, I often am critical of the classes I teach. Did people like it? Was it challenging enough? Will they come back for another class with me? More often than not I find myself battling with the question of whether or not what I did was enough.A few weeks ago I taught a class...

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How Do You Reset?

There are clothes over junk mail, next to a book on yoga, next to a pocketful of change, next to an empty paper towel roll on the counter, next to a sink full of dishes. There are flip flops under the counter, slip-ons by the door, running shoes kicked against opposite walls in the bedroom, a...

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Four Things I Learned Teaching My First 100 Yoga Classes in 100 Days

After graduating from my Your Yoga Flow 200 hour Teacher Training a few years ago, I immediately started teaching 7 classes a week. I had soon taught 100 classes in my first 100 days of teaching! Just like many jobs I’ve held before, I found that the first 3 months were full of lessons. In this...

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Earthing: Connect to the Earth

What is earthing? Have you ever wondered why it feels so wonderful to walk barefoot on the beach? Feeling the sand between your toes, the sand shifting beneath your feet. This phenomenon is known by many names and when explained might answer a lot of your questions about our connection with...

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Meet Elizabeth (Liz) Bond | 2017 Alumnus & Current Student

This interview was held in June 2021 with Alumnus, Elizabeth (Liz) Bond, of San Antonio, Texas. Liz completed her 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with us in 2015, in Whistler, BC, Canada. She also took her Prenatal YTT with us in Hawaii, in 2017, and she's currently enrolled in 300 Hour Advanced...

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Right View: Navigating Perceptions

Right View is the first of eight practices on the Buddha’s Noble Eight-Fold Path for navigating the world and for developing joy and insight.Right View asks us to become deeply curious about our perceptions and the subsequent ways in which they manifest in the world. Have you ever experienced a...

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Crossroads: Finding Your Path

At some point in our lives, we come to a crossroads. This intersection of choices shows us paths that are influenced by our past, our present, and our future. Our greatest challenge at a crossroads is to take the bolder path. Learning from our past, keeping our future in sight, yet living in the...

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Truest Intention as a Yoga Teacher

What is my truest intention as a teacher? In a recent “audition” for a teaching job, I was asked the question; “How or what do you feel you contribute to your students practice?” It got me thinking. What is the most authentic offering I can give? What has been my personal experience on my mat and...

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Presence: Why & How To Cultivate It

Presence is simultaneously the most important and the most challenging practice we will undertake in our lives.Merriam-Webster defines presence as: the state or fact of existing, occurring, or being present. I am referring to a slightly different state, however. In my own words, presence is the...

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Meet Emma Day | 2021 Alumnus & Current Student

This interview was held in May 2021 with Alumnus, Emma Day, from Wiltshire, UK. She completed her 200 Hour Yoga Online Yoga Teacher Training in 2021, and is currently enrolled in 300 Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.What is your yoga background? I started my interest in yoga about 20 years...

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